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Electric Awnings

If you want the ability to draw a sunshade over you at the touch of a button, or instant protection from a light summer shower, an electric awning is just what you need.

The electric patio awnings that we offer here at Fraser James Blinds bear all of the quality features of our traditional awnings, yet they’re motorised. This means that you no longer need to scramble to roll up your awning if the weather turns bad – just one click and you can head back inside. Simple.

Of course, with our electric retractable awnings, you still get the same wide array of options when it comes to colours, styles and fabrics, so you can make sure that your new awning fits perfectly with your home’s aesthetic.

Fraser James Blinds has been installing electric awnings around the areas of Leicester, Coventry and Northampton for years, so you can rest assured that, when we visit your home, your awning will be fitted with precision. And if you’re still not sure what colour you need, a member of our team can visit your home, giving you the opportunity to browse samples.

If you’re interested in our range of electric awnings, why not give us a call today and book your home visit? Or, if you’d prefer, you can also use our quick and easy contact form.

Do I need a full cassette, semi cassette or open awning?

These descriptions refer to how protected the mechanism and roller are when you’re not using the awning. The type of awning you decide to purchase depends on the type of property you’ll be installing it on and the level of protection the awning will have as a result. We can advise which products are suitable for your design and budget.   

  • OpenOpen awnings have an exposed roller and mechanism, but you may want to incorporate a top cover for added protection, especially if you are prone to frequent or unpredictable bad weather in your area. Open awnings will still provide the same level of sun protection as other types of awnings and will still be of the same high-quality standard. 
  • Semi Cassette: If you have a more sheltered garden or patio, a semi-cassette awning may be sufficient for your needs. A semi-cassette awning is ideal for most situations, delivering a medium level of protection from weather damage and general wear and tear from the elements due to it having half of a cassette which sits above the roll of fabric. 
  • Full Cassette: This type of awning delivers the highest level of protection from the elements, as the roller and the whole arm mechanism are enclosed when the awning is retracted. This shields the whole system from the elements, including heavy rain, and from dirt that can accumulate.  

We also offer a guide to the different types of awnings here. 

How much is an awning?

The cost of an awning will vary depending on model and specifications, and you can determine how factors like size, operation methods and lighting impact prices on the individual product pages of our website.  

For a tailored quotation, contact us today to book a no-obligation home visit. 

Do awnings add value to your home?

The simple answer is yes because a good quality awning will offer several advantages to your home and outdoor space, including improved curb appeal, increased usable garden space, and an added extension to your home.   

Like to know more? Click here to read our full post on how an awning can increase your home value.

What geographical area do you cover?

The Fraser James Blinds team cover a wide area around Leicester, Coventry, Northampton and beyond, carrying out home and commercial visits in a variety of locations, including Nottingham, Derby, Rugby, Rothley, Quorn, Melton Mowbray, Kenilworth, Leamington Spa, Corby, Kettering, Loughborough and more 

For the full list of locations we cover, click here 

Can you quote a few solutions and leave me to decide?

Yes! Of course. Our quotes are valid for 6 months so this gives you all the time you need.

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